Themeda australis ( formerly Themeda triandra)
Common Name: Kangaroo Grass
Location: Australia wide – Local to the Central Coast
Flower Colour: Fawns – brown
Soil: All soils
Drainage: No water-logging or over watering
Exposure: Full sun
Cover: Height – 1.2 m x Width – clumping grass
Water: Water during dry periods
Danger: Grass blades can cut skin; seed has a barb on base
Prune: After seeding, clean dead grass away, prune approx. 50 mm from ground
Attracts: Seed eating birds
This plant is in a 3.5”/9cm square forestry pot. Photos are examples only and are a guide to what your plant can be like when mature.
Photo: Alan Fairley
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